Kiamichi has won the Golden Slipper to lead a clean sweep of the placings for Godolphin in the world’s richest race for two-year-olds.
Right Choice has done little wrong in his career to date and on Sunday (24 March) at Sha Tin the Frankie Lor-trained galloper will take his next step up the ranks with a first start at a mile in the Kowloon Cricket Club Centenary Cup Handicap (1600m).
Please note the latest balloting order (as at 22rd March) for the $3 million The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) run at Royal Randwick during The Championships (Saturday 6 April).
Trainer Stephen Marsh will have a dual-pronged attack on Saturday’s Gr.1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m), with last start Gr.1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) winner Crown Prosecutor and Group One-placed colt Vernanme set to take on highly touted galloper The Autumn Sun.
Trainer Desleigh Forster is hopeful she can quinella the Listed Goldmarket Handicap with stablemates Cannyescent and Malvern Estate at the Gold Coast on Saturday.
Co-trainer Paul Snowden can’t see new stable acquisition Land Of Plenty spoiling Winx’s party in the 2019 Group 1 $1m The Agency George Ryder Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.
There’s no thought in Scone trainer Stephen Jones’ mind of conceding Sunday’s all important Country Championships Wild Card to the favourite Noble Boy.
The moniker of ‘Golden Slipper winning trainer’ has given Gary Portelli the confidence to set out a game plan for Time To Reign and stick to it.
Quality New Zealand-trained three-year-old Avantage will contest the Gr.3 Birthday Card Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday in preference to the Listed Darby Munro Stakes (1200m) on the same program.
Hugh Bowman and Chris Waller will join forces in three Group One races at Rosehill, including the George Ryder with Winx, but the champion jockey and trainer will be in rival camps when they each chase a first Golden Slipper.